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England’s GP leader calls for end to “ridiculous” bureaucracy

BMJ 2023; 383 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.p2813 (Published 28 November 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;383:p2813
  1. Elisabeth Mahase
  1. The BMJ

The chair of the BMA’s General Practitioners Committee (England), Katie Bramall-Stainer, has hit out at the levels of bureaucracy facing general practice and the involvement of GPs in queries and referral decisions she said they don’t need to be included in.

In an impassioned closing speech at the England local medical committees conference in London on 24 November she said, “No more hospital staff signposting patients back …

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